Attendance Policy

Last Updated: 8/10/2020 2:50 AM

Effective January 5, 2010, any student absence which is not verified through a parent or guardian, the court, or a doctor's office will be considered unexcused.

All notes for excused absences must be submitted to the Attendance Secretary  (219-956-3143 Extension 2005) within 24 hours of the student's return to school.

Students who are recorded as unexcused from a class or from the school day will be assigned Thursday Night School detention as a consequence. Thursday Night School detention hours are from 2:45 pm to 6:15 pm. Failure to attend Thursday Night School will be considered insubordination and may result in the following :

In school suspension
Revocation of Indiana Work Permit
Revocation of Indiana Drivers License
Expulsion from Kankakee Valley High School

The administration of Kankakee Valley High School requests that all parents and/or guardians contact the school promptly at 219-956-3143 Extension 2005 to verify your child's absence from school.
For additional information regarding the Kankakee Valley High School attendance policy, please refer to page 17 through 22 in the Kankakee Valley High School Handbook.